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Subject Number 046-751 Changes to the List of Health Care Providers Authorized to Render Services to Injured Workers Under the Workers' Compensation Law

Subject Numbers Regarding Health Provider Authorizations

February 12, 2015

Pursuant to Workers’ Compensation Law § 13-b, a provider must be licensed and registered with the New York State Education Department in order to maintain a Workers’ Compensation Board authorization(s).

The following have been removed from the list of providers authorized to treat injured workers and/or perform independent medical examinations within the New York State workers’ compensation system based on information provided by the New York State Education Department indicating that they do not currently have an active license to practice medicine in New York State.

Gateva, Eva Bronx 223744-4W November 25, 2014
Bishow, Harvey Norwich 208370-7B December 1, 2014
De Meo, Robert R Staten Island 121217-4W December 1, 2014
Engelson, Fern R Roslyn Heights C04451-3W December 2, 2014
Agarwala, Ravi Pittsford 242299-6W December 10, 2014
Balasubramaniam, Arulnayagi Schenectady 136016-3W December 10, 2014
Berczeller, Peter New York 079447-9W December 10, 2014
Caines, Stanley New York 153345-4W December 10, 2014
Cherkin, Allan Patchogue C03464-7W December 10, 2014
Crafts, Robert A Schenectady 122742-0W December 10, 2014
Dass, Tulsi Rochester 111234-1W December 10, 2014
Dodoo, Benjamin D Yonkers 125046-3W December 10, 2014
Ferrara, Eugene Anthony Brooklyn C01865-7B December 10, 2014
Fulgado, Leonardo T Jamaica Estates 132222-1W December 10, 2014
Furlong, James Albany 124701-4B December 10, 2014
Gennaoui, Nicolas Suffern 119467-9W December 10, 2014
Girton, Danny Lee Fishkill 172539-9W December 10, 2014
Gray, Scott Thomas Astoria 187831-3W December 10, 2014
Grunwaldt, Edgar Shelter Island 100170-0W December 10, 2014
Huhulea, Dragos Bogdan Rockville Centre 193283-9W December 10, 2014
Hunter, Joseph Alfred Rexford 098485-6W December 10, 2014
Iza, Cynthia Douglaston 162450-1W December 10, 2014
Katz, Stuart G Eastport 154385-9W December 10, 2014
Kaufmann, Lisa Syracuse 197282-7W December 10, 2014
Kessler, Samuel Rye Brook 076871-3W December 10, 2014
Kim, Myung Hyo Latham 117583-5W December 10, 2014
Klaczynski, Andrew Allegany 087048-5W December 10, 2014
Kogan, Stanley J Croton On Hudson 100362-3W December 10, 2014
Koopersmith, Arnold Valley Stream 075950-6W December 10, 2014
Kurts, Yury Rego Park 168338-2W December 10, 2015
Lee, Stanley Leroy New York 045296-1W December 10, 2014
Lincoff, Harvey A New York 070746-3W December 10, 2014
Lipton, Martin Samuel Katonah 087986-6B December 10, 2014
Malach, Monte New York 070972-5W December 10, 2014
Mclymont, Felix Frederick Elmhurst 086146-8W December 10, 2014
Mesiti, Stephen Brockport C08447-7W December 10, 2014
Miller, Jonathan H Buffalo 130903-8W December 10, 2014
Murali, Lakshmi Croton On Hudson 129790-2W December 10, 2014
Nanavati, Mahendra Rochester 110118-7W December 10, 2014
Newhouse, Robert New York 085296-2W December 10, 2014
Ough, Jason Kim New York 250613-7W December 10, 2014
Paik, Sukyoun Robert Poughkeepsie 121068-1W December 10, 2014
Pan, Yann Yi Flushing 253520-1W December 10, 2014
Paris, Joseph Anthony Buffalo 198179-4W December 10, 2014
Parris, Tchaiko Malaikaasi Corning 266223-7W December 10, 2014
Pierotti, Valentine Paul New York 112961-8W December 10, 2014
Pleger, Philip G Severance 133246-9W December 10, 2014
Ploski, Walter S New Rochelle 087499-0W December 10, 2014
Quaye, Aurora Melville 261274-5W December 10, 2014
Reed, George E Germantown 073366-7W December 10, 2014
Rupley, Dorothy Seaver Rochester C03861-4B December 10, 2014
Saadeh, Peter Boutros New York 130568-9W December 10, 2014
Saulle, Richard D Yonkers 115650-4W December 10, 2014
Skinner, David Jonathan New York 236755-5W December 10, 2014
Steiner, Henry Lawrence 133056-2W December 10, 2014
Talavera, Manuel Cortland Manor 099616-5W December 11, 2014
Tambakis, Apostolos P New York 094070-0B December 11, 2014
Tang, Pi Ju Manhasset 102647-5W December 11, 2014
Weiss, Charles Zwi New York 107347-7W December 11, 2014
Whitehead, Edgar Douglas New York 098879-0W December 11, 2014
Zimmerman, Barry L Rochester 167563-6W December 11, 2014

* Providers authorized to treat only, have an authorization number ending in "W" – Providers authorized to treat and perform independent medical examinations, have an authorization number ending in "B" – Providers authorized to perform independent medical examinations only, have an authorization number ending in "I"

These providers are prohibited from rendering treatment and care to injured workers and/or from performing independent medical examinations. Reports submitted for services rendered prior to the effective date, are valid, but are invalid for any services rendered on or after that date. Requests to cross-examine any of the above for services rendered prior to the effective date, should not be denied due to the removal of their authorizations.

Any questions regarding the authorized lists should be referred to the Medical Director’s Office at 1 (800) 781-2362.

Robert E. Beloten